For Apple and others, tin supply chain has ties to rebel-held Myanmar mine

Investigation uncovers ties between tin mine held by United Wa State Army (UWSA) in Myanmar and supply chains for multinational companies. UWSA, blacklisted over accusations of trafficking in heroin and methamphetamine, is also responsible among other armed groups for keeping Myanmar in a state of near-perpetual civil war for decades.



Beneath troubled waters

Noble Energy accused of human rights violations, including: possible pillage of Palestinian gas; enforcement of illegal naval blockade linked to protection of Noble Energy’s operations; electricity supply for illegal settlements is generated using Noble Energy’s gas; Noble Energy’s activities near a disputed maritime area exacerbate tensions between Israel and Lebanon.